How blockchain technology could Change our Lives

Blockchain technology is of increasing interest to citizens,
businesses and legislators across the European Union. This
report is aimed at providing a point of entry for those curious
about blockchain technology, so as to stimulate interest and
provoke discussion around its potential impact. A general
introduction is followed by a closer look at eight areas in which
blockchain has been described as having a substantial potential
impact. For each of these, an explanation is given of how the
technology could be developed in that particular area, the
possible impacts this development might have, and what
potential policy issues are to be anticipated.